Are Loud Noises A Serious Concern?

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) more than one billion teens and young adults are at risk of losing their hearing! Their research discovered that nearly 50% of 12 – 35 year olds studied listened to their personal audio devices at unsafe sound levels. Ear buds are of special concern for hearing health since they direct sounds directly into the ear canal.

Listening to loud music causes hearing loss.

Listening to music at high volumes, causes noise induced hearing loss. Ear buds are particularly harmful to hearing as it funnels the sound directly into the ear canal.

What Can I Do?

Noise induced hearing loss is irreversible and yet it is completely avoidable! Here are a few simple steps you can take to protect your hearing. Wear noise cancelling headphones or ear plugs in loud environments. Never turn the volume up past 60%. Limit the time you spend listening to loud music.

Advanced Hearing Group can help with customized ear protection. We can also get you started on a treatment plan if you already experience hearing loss. Your hearing is precious, protect it.